The D-Link Xtreme N™ Desktop Adapter (DWA-552) is an 802.11n wireless client that delivers unrivaled wireless performance for your desktop computer. This wireless adapter delivers up to 14x faster speeds** and 6x farther range** than 802.11g while staying backward compatible with 802.11g and 802.11b networks. Once connected, you can share a high-speed Internet connection, photos, files, music, videos, printers, and storage.
GET CONNECTED, STAY CONNECTED
The Xtreme N Desktop Adapter is powered by Xtreme N technology and boasts three external antennas to provide superior wireless reception in your home or office. This adapter is designed for use in larger homes and offices, or for users running multiple bandwidth-intensive applications. This adapter enables you to simultaneously make or receive Internet phone calls (VoIP), surf the Web, transfer files, and stream High-Definition (HD) media when connected to an Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655)**. The DWA-552 supports WEP™, WPA™, and WPA2™ encryption that allow you to connect securely to a wireless network.
EASY TO SETUP, EASY TO USE
D-Link’s Quick Adapter Setup Wizard guides you step-by-step through the installation process. Configure this desktop adapter without having to call a networking expert to help you.
With unmatched wireless performance, reception, and security, the D-Link Xtreme N Desktop Adapter (DWA-552) is the best choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless connectivity to your desktop computer.
WHAT THIS PRODUCT DOES
Connects your desktop computer to a wireless network and access a high-speed Internet connection, transfer files, and stream media from greater distances around your entire home or office.
XTREME N™ ADAPTER BENEFITS
- Delivers up to 14x faster speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g**.
- Xtreme N technology enables HD video sreaming, file sharing, enhanced Internet phone calling (VoIP), and surfing the Web.
- Access a secure wireless network using advanced WEP™, WPA™, or WPA2™ encryption.
- Easy to install and use with D-Link’s new Quick Adapter Setup Wizard.
- Backward compatible with existing 802.11g and 802.11b networks.
* When used with the DIR-655 Xtreme N Router.
** Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g and 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, buildings materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link RELATIVE performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates of a standard Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link 802.11n devices.
|•||IEEE 802.11n |
|Wireless Frequency Range|
|•||Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP™)|
|•||Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA™, WPA2™)|
|•||Item (WxDxH): 3.8" x 4.7" x 0.1"|
|•||Packaging (WxDxH): 6.6" x 9.5" x 1.5"|
|•||Item: 0.2 lbs|
|•||Packaging: 0.6 lbs|
|Recommended System Requirements|
|•||For Optimal Wireless Performance: |
Use with Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655)
|Minimum System Requirements|
|•||Windows® XP SP2 or Windows 2000 SP4**|
|•||20MB Hard Disk Space|
|•||32-bit PCI Slot|
|•||For Internet Access:|
|•||Cable or DSL Modem|
|•||Subscription with an Internet Service Provider (ISP)|
|•||Xtreme N™ Desktop Adapter|
|•||Quick Installation Guide|
* 1-Year Warranty available only in the U.S.A and Canada.
** Computer must adhere to Microsoft’s recommended System Requirements.
*** Latest software and documentation are available at http://support.dlink.com.
This product is based on IEEE 802.11n specifications and is not guaranteed to be forward compatible with future versions of the IEEE 802.11n specifications. Compatibility with 802.11n devices from other manufacturers is not guaranteed. All references to speed are for comparison purposes only. Product specifications, size and shape are subject to change without notice, and actual product appearance may differ from that depicted herein.